Amidst all the speculation surrounding his future, David de Gea had to switch himself back on for Spain’s international friendly against Costa Rica last night.
Unfortunately for De Gea, he was unable to keep a clean sheet but did end up on the winning side in a 2-1 victory for Spain.
Much has been said about De Gea’s future at Manchester United but fans are well aware he was at least one eye on his future with the Spanish national team.
Playing his football in Spain would certainly help De Gea’s claim to the no.1 spot with Spain and that may well be part of the reasoning behind his desire to move back to Madrid.
Nice game against a good opponent! Always proud to play for this team. Thanks León!
— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) June 11, 2015
Here’s a few pictures of De Gea in action with Spain last night, including one where Casillas is looking on with a longing stare as De Gea dives for a save. In the current circumstances, it’s a very apt picture: